US Board of Trustees
Max Karpel has been a corporate and securities attorney for nearly 25 years. He is a partner in the Investment Management Group at Lowenstein Sandler LLP in New York.
In both his professional and his personal life, Max has dedicated himself to Israel and the Jewish community, having served as a director of a number of Jewish and Israel-related organizations. He currently co-chairs Lowenstein Sandler’s Israel Practice and represents philanthropists in both the United States and Israel. Max is the co-founder of the Israel Hedge Funds Association.
As part of his work with investment managers, Max chairs Lowenstein’s Emerging Managers Practice, advising startup fund managers on all aspects of launching investment management businesses. He is co-chair of Lowenstein’s Family Office Practice. In connection with Lowenstein’s Israel Practice, Max represents corporations, hedge funds, venture capital funds, private equity funds, and family offices in cross-border matters involving Israel and the United States. Fluent in Hebrew, Max has represented international clients making investments in Israel and has worked with Israeli investment managers on structuring and launching funds that are open to US and international investors. Max is a graduate of Yale College and NYU Law School. He is married to Nina, a child psychiatrist, and they are the parents of three children.